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HIV Among African Americans

Fast Facts African Americans are the racial/ethnic group most affected by HIV. The rate of new HIV infection in African Americans is 8 times that of whites based on population size. Gay and bisexual men account for most new infections among African Americans; young gay and bisexual men aged 13 to 24 are the most affected of this group. Blacks/African Americans* have the most severe burden of HIV of all racial/ethnic groups...
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Accuracy of Test results after 85 and 90 days

Hi my question is about accuracy of my test results. I got tested twice lately: 1- At 85 days after exposure ( 12 weeks), with a standard antibody test ( I had to get back to the clinic to get results after 1-2 weeks). 2- At 90 days after exposure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your negative HIV-antibody tests at 85 and 90 days are definitive and conclusive. Yes, you can trust the results.WOO-HOO!Dr. Bob... Read more »

how fast can you get a positive result on an hiv test?

So I was dating a guy that is hiv positive, and am negative. Through out our relationship we had sex and one of the times the condom broke this was back in aprili went to the emergency room took the first dosis of comvivir and later went to the gay...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Mutual masturbation and receptive oral sex are both low-risk activities. I do not think you need to be concerned. While these test results will not be conclusive ( you must wait until the 90 day mark), I am confident the result will be... Read more »

How fast can you get test results? How much do tests cost?

About how long does is take to recieve the results from a home HIV test?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. According to Home Access, the only FDA approved home HIV testing company, the time it takes to get your test results depends upon how much you pay.For results in a week, the cost of the test is $39.99 plus $12.95... Read more »

Back Again: Oraquick Results Way Too Fast

Hi Dr. Bob.You said in a fabulous response to a previous message of mine that you strongly suspected I was HIV negative. I just had an Oraquick test this morning that indeed came back negative. My only issue is that the tester really only waited...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The morning mouthwash? No problem. Dry mouth? Also, no problem. If the swab didn't collect enough oral fluid the control line would not develop and we would know the test was invalid.The five-minute result? Well, OraQuick oral fluid tests... Read more »
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Hiv Ag(p24)/ Hiv ab (type 1+type 2) Accuracy

Posted by vtgreek, 1 Reply
Hello again sorry for bothering you again but i think this is the last time, i just had my test results back and they are negative. I had the Hiv Ag(p24)/ Hiv ab (type 1+type 2) test using the cmia method. The first test i did was six years ago and... Read more »

Accuracy of Anti-hiv 1&2 (recombinant antigen) blood test? Please help!

Posted by Burgundy11, 1 Reply
I did a Anti-hiv 1&2 (recombinant antigen) blood test 5months after my exposure. The result was negative. How accurate is the result?! Read more »

HIV Rapid Oral Fluid Test Accuracy.

Posted by Baily, 1 Reply
Does anyone know about HIV rapid oral fluid test's accuracy. I have been reading mixed reviews that the rapid oral test has a history of false negitives and does not preform as what the manufactor claims >99%.

I tested with an oral fluid test at... Read more »

chart with approximate accuracy of HIV antibody ??

Posted by sinso, 2 Replies
I have reading and found this
A person who has contracted HIV may show up positive as early as two weeks after the time they were infected. According to page 11 of the Module 6 Training Manual from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,... Read more »